Alex Gabbard

Award winning author, photographer, poet & traveler

Fast Chevys


The story of FAST CHEVYS from introduction of the "small block" V-8 in 1955 models to modern times, then the "big blocks" of the '60s and later engines. Covers engine development in road racing - Corvettes, the Can-Am, '50s and 60s' era Chevy powered modified sports racing cars, Grand Touring Prototypes and more; drag racing - '50s era hot rodding to '60s era 409s, ProStock, "funny cars" and more; stock car racing - Chevrolet's initial involvement in the mid-50s, the "Mystery Engine" stockers of the early-60s, '70s and '80s and more; interviews with drivers, builders, engineers including Smokey Yunick, Zora-Arkus Duntov, Augie Pabst, Bill Devin, Dick Keinath, Junior Johnson, "Grumpy" Jenkins, Brian Redman, and more.

35th Anniversary of the small block Chevy edition.

ISBN: 0-9622608-0-0
240 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, softbound, fully illustrated, 16 pages of color